Senpivac-Plain (Epidural)/Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal)

Senpivac-Plain (Epidural)/Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal) Description





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Full Prescribing Info
Senpivac-Plain (Epidural): Each mL contains: Bupivacaine Hydrochloride 5 mg (equivalent to Bupivacaine Hydrochloride anhydrous), Water for Injection B.P Q.S.
Bupivacaine is a local anesthetic of the amide type and has a relatively slow onset and a long duration of action; it can provide significant separation of sensory anesthesia and motor blockade.
Bupivacaine is widely used for infiltration and regional anesthesia including peripheral nerve block and spinal and epidural block.
Senpivac-Heavy (Spinal): Each mL contains: Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Equivalent to Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Anhydrous) 5 mg, Dextrose monohydrate 80 mg.
Bupivacaine (Senpivac) 0.5% Heavy is local anesthetic of the amide type given in sterile hyperbaric solution for subarachnoid injection (spinal block ). The solution has been made hyperbaric by addition of dextrose.
Given as a spinal anesthetic, it has a rapid onset and a medium to long duration. The duration is dose dependent.
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